This tour was part of our package from YMT Vacations. Grounds were impressive, with enormous trees laden with spanish moss. Plantation buildings in pristine condition, with furnishings that made you step back in time. Tour guides very informative. Elevator on site for those that can't handle stairs.
We originally chose to tour this plantation because of it's proximity to New Orleans Airport which we were flying into in the morning. It was only a 10 min drive from the airport, and boy are we glad we did as it was better than we could have imagined! They have tours ever half hour and the tour lasts about... 更多
We visited based on a recommendation from a guide on another attraction. We got a nice tour of the house and surrounding grounds. I think our tour guide was fairly new, as I overheard one of the other tours as we crossed paths, and the woman leading that tour was giving a lot more information than our tour guide provided.... 更多
The building contract, still on file at the St. Charles Parish courthouse in Hahnville, makes the Destrehan Plantation house the oldest documented house in the lower Mississippi River Valley, and it's history is fascinating. We have done many historic tours, but this tour makes the top of our list for information and for the quality of our very enthusiastic guide,... 更多
The plantation is beautiful. Our tour guide was Carol and she gave one of the best and informative tours I have ever had. She was wonderful. We wanted to tip her but couldn't get our wallets out quick enough when the tour ended. The plantation has an original letter from Thomas Jefferson and a lot of out buildings with exhibits... 更多
Beverly, our effervescent interpreter, shared her infectious passion and detailed knowledge of the beautiful Destrehan Plantation, the oldest documented plantation in the Mississippi Valley. She wove its fascinating history through the compelling stories of the people who lived and worked there, including the enslaved people whose arduous lives are so very important to document and remember. It's only about a... 更多
The tour of the plantation is great because you have an awesome interpreter for the beginning of the tour and then you are allowed to see the rest of the house/property at your own pace afterwards.
Our tour guide (Beverly) was fantastic.The tour was not rushed and there is a lot of history with this plantation.Very easy to get to and a nice gift shop.Tour is 45 min-1 hour and they offer AAA discount too